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Slow Definition

(verb)

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cause to proceed more slowly


Examples

The illness slowed him down

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(adverb)

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of timepieces


Examples

the clock is almost an hour slow

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(adverb)

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without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')


Examples

he spoke slowly

please go slow so I can see the sights

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(adjective)

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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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(adjective)

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slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity


Examples

worked with the slow students

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(verb)

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become slow or slower


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Production slowed

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(verb)

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lose velocity; move more slowly

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(adjective)

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(of business) not active or brisk


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business is dull (or slow)

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(adjective)

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at a slow tempo


Examples

the band played a slow waltz

(adjective)

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not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time


Examples

a slow walker

the slow lane of traffic

her steps were slow

he was slow in reacting to the news

slow but steady growth

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(used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time


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the clock is slow